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Discrimination, Harassment, & Retaliation

Federal, state, and local laws regulate various types of workplace conduct, including discrimination, retaliation, and medical leave.  Numerous new laws, as well as changes and additions to existing laws, have further changed the workplace landscape in recent years. 

Sometimes acts of discrimination and unlawful workplace conduct are not so clear cut.  If you believe you have been subjected to unlawful employment action by your employer, make sure you retain a firm that has the skills and knowledge to handle the complex cases and the issues that are often present in them. 

  • Hostile Work Environment

  • Wrongful Termination

  • Sexual Harassment

  • Race, Religion, National Origin, Age Discrimination

  • Disability Discrimination

  • Retaliation

  • Family Medical Leave Act

For more information on the anti-discrimination laws, visit our Employment Law FAQs Page.

Federal Employees and Government Contractors

Federal Employees &

Government Contractors

Federal employees are subject to a much different process than private sector employees for making complaints of, and bringing legal action for, unlawful employment conduct.  A federal employee's failure to adhere to these requirements can spell disaster for a federal employee's claims.  We can assist you with all facets of a federal employee claim, from the Complaint, to the investigation, to the EEOC, and through to court.

  • Federal Employee Complaints

  • EEO Complaints and EEOC Hearings

  • Government Contractor Claims

  • False Claims Act

  • Whistleblowers

Labor Laws

Labor laws,
Wage and Hour Violations

Employees should be paid for all of the work that they perform.  While this may seem an obvious statement to most, many employers nevertheless fail to pay their employees all that they are owed.  Many employers also shirk the various regulations concerning employee wages, including paying overtime, paying spread of hours pay, and providing a meal break.  These violations can end up costing employees significant compensation which they are lawfully owed.

  • Unpaid Wages

  • Unpaid Overtime

  • Misclassification

  • Unpaid Commissions

  • Freelancer claims

Other labor laws provide certain regulations for particular types of workers.  Commissioned salespersons, for example, must be paid in accordance with the New York Labor Law.  New laws concerning the payment of fees to freelance workers have also been recently enacted in New York City.

Employment Contracts, Severance,

& Executive Compensation

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